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Theresa Bresten developed a taste for challenge early on. “My parents stressed the importance of learning new things,” says the Master of Science in Finance alumna. “I was taught that I shouldn’t limit myself.”

by Eileen McCluskey

Change is simmering in executive suites across the United States.

by Maura King Scully

“Women are often double inheritors — inheriting from their parents and, because they live longer, from their husbands,” explains Kathleen Burns Kingsbury, wealth-psychology expert; adjunct faculty member in Law, Taxation and Financial Planning; an

by Traci Abbott

One evening this spring, like so many other working parents, I was working late. As I graded papers and wrote emails — after finishing dinner, dishes, and kids’ homework — I turned on the TV show Revolution.

by Patricia M. Flynn and Toni G. Wolfman

In the past decade, the presence of women on the boards of public companies has been increasing virtually everywhere in the world — except in the United States.

by Betsy Myers

Marissa Mayer Is Wrong.” “Horrible Bosses: Marissa Mayer’s Ban on Telecommuting at Yahoo Won’t Work.” “Marissa Mayer’s Work-From-Home Ban Is the Exact Opposite of What CEOs Should Be Doing.” These headlines reflect popu

by Susan Adams

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino may be the most underrated politician in America.

by Susan Dobscha

Why do marketers continue to get gender wrong?

by Susan Adams

The public conversation about the role of women in the workplace was recently reinvigorated by the appointment of (pregnant) Marissa Ma

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